§ Mr. Blunkett
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many market research and sample surveys were carried out by or for his Department in the last 12 months; what was the cost of each; what was the total cost; how many were carried out 233W in house; how many were carried out for his Department by outside organisations; and what percentage of the total expenditure was paid to outside organisations.
§ Mr. Sainsbury
No market research or sample surveys have been undertaken in house in the past 12 months. In this period, one sample survey was carried out by an outside organisation at a cost of £10,470.75.